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Yves Tanguy

 (1900 - 1955)
Yves Tanguy was active/lived in Connecticut / France.  Yves Tanguy is known for surreal vegetal landscape painting.

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Born in Paris, Yves Tanguy became one of the leading artists of a movement called Surrealism, depictions that suggested other-worldliness and eerie circumstances. Tanguy's most characteristic works are painted in a style reminiscent of Salvadore Dalí, but his imagery is highly distinctive, featuring strange landscapes in which amorphous objects proliferate in a haunted dream world. His paintings often had indefinable inhabitants, casting long shadows across a landscape, in a meticulously detailed style that bridged realism and abstraction.

The son of a sea captain, he spent his childhood in Paris and in Brittany where the landscape with its empty plateaus, grey skies and dried bones made a great impression upon him. He also spent man   ...  Displaying 750 of 2673 characters.

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© 2001 Estate of Yves Tanguy / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Je me faisais semblant (I was Pretending to myself)
© 2001 Estate of Yves Tanguy / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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